Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colorado

Lakewood: City in Colorado


Lakewood is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 142,980. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 157,429 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1888.

Quick Facts about Lakewood

Population : 157,429 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Water as percent of area : 2.68%
Land as percent of area : 97.32%
Altitude : 5,518 feet / 1682 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 09:59:05 (31st January 2023)
Population growth : 9.18% (2010-2020)
Lakewood locator map
Location of Lakewood on Colorado map.
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Lakewood is located at 39°42'17"N 105°4'53"W (39.7047100, -105.0813700).

Lakewood map


The population of Lakewood increased by 9.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 142,980 - census
2011 144,087 0.77% estimation process
2012 145,396 0.9% estimation process
2013 146,878 1.01% estimation process
2014 149,434 1.71% estimation process
2015 152,052 1.72% estimation process
2016 154,039 1.29% estimation process
2017 154,966 0.6% estimation process
2018 156,682 1.1% estimation process
2019 157,935 0.79% estimation process
2020 157,429 -0.32% estimation process

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People born in Lakewood (23)

People born in Lakewood, including aerospace engineer Robert Zubrin, theatre, film and television character actor and rock, blues and country musician Gregg Henry, professional and amateur wrestler, football player and author "Dr. Death" Steve Williams, .


  • Jeb Brovsky (American soccer player) he was born in 03/12/1988
  • Derek Cianfrance (American film director and screenwriter) he was born in 23/01/1974
  • Chez Starbuck (American actor) he was born in 26/07/1982
  • Tyler Ruegsegger (American ice hockey player) he was born in 19/01/1988
  • Ami Cusack (Television personality and model) she was born in 25/01/1973
  • Mat Clark (American-born Canadian ice hockey player) he was born in 17/10/1990
  • Lindsey Horan (association football player) she was born in 26/05/1994
  • Marc Schiechl (Player of American football) he was born in 30/11/1987
  • Mel Proctor (American baseball player) he was born in 01/01/1951
  • Robert E. Blackburn (United States federal judge) he was born in 12/04/1950
  • Scott Gaylord (American racing driver) he was born in 12/08/1958
  • Dylan Klebold (American school shooter and mass murderer; co-perpetrator of the Columbine High School Massacre) he was born in 11/09/1981
  • Tim Samaras (American engineer) he was born in 12/11/1957
  • Hayden Byerly (American actor) he was born in 11/10/2000
  • Isaiah Schafer (Footballer) he was born in 07/06/1990
  • Jeremiah Sirles (American football player) he was born in 08/08/1991
  • Douglas Darden he was born in 20/10/1951
  • Nicole Hensley (American ice hockey player) she was born in 23/06/1994

Schools in Lakewood

College & universities near Lakewood, CO

Code Name City ZIP
482176 Paul Mitchell the School-Denver Lakewood (CO) 80226
443632 Colorado Media School Lakewood (CO) 80226
381732 Colorado School of Healing Arts Lakewood (CO) 80226
126669 Colorado Christian University Lakewood (CO) 80226
127945 Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design Lakewood (CO) 80214

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lakewood, CO

Code Name Address Type
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
PJT Pine Junction, CO 76 Mount Evans Boulevard BUS
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS

Post offices near Lakewood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lakewood Post Office Lakewood (CO) 80226
Bear Valley Post Office Denver (CO) 80227
Westwood Post Office Denver (CO) 80219
Edgewater Post Office Lakewood (CO) 80214
Al Post Office Denver (CO) 80212

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Lakewood , New Jersey township in Ocean County, New Jersey with a population of 107,439 people.
  • Lakewood , California Lakewood is a community in California's Los Angeles County. The town had a population of 80048 residents, according to the 2010 census. It borders the town of Long Beach to the south and west, to the north with Bellflower, to the northeast with Cerritos, to the east with Cypress, and to the southeast with Hawaiian Gardens. Lakewood Boulevard (CA/SR-19), Bellflower Boulevard, Del Amo Boulevard, Carson Street, and South Street are main streets and roads. The San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) cuts through the city's eastern sections. with a population of 78,119 people.
  • Lakewood , Washington city in Pierce County, Washington, United States with a population of 60,976 people.
  • Lakewood , Washington city in Pierce County, Washington, United States with a population of 59,829 people.
  • Lakewood , Ohio city in Ohio with a population of 49,350 people.
  • Lakewood , Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 3,967 people.
  • Lakewood , New York city in Chautauqua County, New York, United States of America with a population of 2,774 people.
  • Lakewood , Minnesota urban township in St. Louis County, Minnesota with a population of 2,271 people.
  • Lakewood , Wisconsin town in Oconto County, WI with a population of 846 people.

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Arvada 121,936 City in Adams and Jefferson counties in Colorado, United States
Ken Caryl 32,438 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Colorado
Wheat Ridge 31,857 City in Colorado, USA
Columbine 24,280 School shooting at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado, United States on 20 April 1999
Golden 20,347 County seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States
Applewood 7,160 Census designated place
Edgewater 5,393 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States of America
Evergreen 3,944 County seat of Conecuh County, Alabama, United States
Genesee 3,609 City in Idaho
Kittredge 1,304 Census-designated place in Jefferson County, Colorado
Mountain View 549 Town in Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Morrison 430 Municipality in Colorado, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lakewood distances to largest Colorado cities